Finish the Quote - Take Two

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Re: Finish the Quote - Take Two

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Starting with:

“ Mr. and Mrs. Dursley of Number Four, Privet Drive, were proud to say that they ..."

Adding:
“ can weave malice so deep and well-rooted that no safe passage can be made through such a place”
From Winterwood by Shea Ernshaw

Ending with:
“ Mr. and Mrs. Dursley of Number Four, Privet Drive, were proud to say that they can weave malice so deep and well-rooted that no safe passage can be made through such a place”
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Re: Finish the Quote - Take Two

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Beans are sent. ^_^

June continues with quotes from books with which you might not be so familiar ....

"Ahead, they saw ..."
from The Lost World by Michael Crichton

Continuing with
"... the tables she used to display her goods."
from The Price by Patricia Briggs (in Silver Birch, Blood Moon edited by Ellen Datlow and Terri Windling)

Ending up with

Ahead they saw the tables she used to display her goods.
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Re: Finish the Quote - Take Two

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First quote:
"Ahead, they saw …”
-The Lost World, Michael Crichton

Adding:
"One swing set, well worn but structurally sound…”
-The Fault in Our Stars, John Green

We get:
"Ahead, they saw one swing set, well worn but structurally sound.”
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Re: Finish the Quote - Take Two

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Starting with:
"Ahead, they saw ..."
- From "The Lost World" by Michael Crichton

Adding:
"... Okagbue and guessed that it must be something to do with ogbanje."
- From "Things Fall Apart" by Chinua Achebe

Ending up with:
"Ahead, they saw Okagbue and guessed that it must be something to do with ogbanje."
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Re: Finish the Quote - Take Two

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Starting with:
"Ahead, they saw …”

Adding:
"...the full moon, glowing as bright as a pot of molten silver."
From Merlin-The Lost Years by T.A. Barron

Ending up with:
"Ahead, they saw the full moon, glowing as bright as a pot of molten silver."
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Re: Finish the Quote - Take Two

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Beans have been sent. :)

Book Club's next June 'Finish the Quote' offering is:.

"When I had finished ..."
from The Horses Know by Lynn Mann

Continuing with
"... I lay back, cushioned my head in my hands and gazed directly up towards the zenith of heaven."
from Fingerprints of the Gods by Graham Hancock

Ending up with

When I had finished, I lay back, cushioned my head in my hands and gazed directly up towards the zenith of heaven.
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Re: Finish the Quote - Take Two

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Starting with:
"When I had finished ..."
- From "The Horses Know" by Lynn Mann

Adding:
"... unloading, Bilbo gave a few pennies away; but not a single squib or cracker was forthcoming, to the disappointment of the onlookers."
- From "The Lord of the Rings" by J. R. R. Tolkien

Ending up with:
"When I had finished unloading, Bilbo gave a few pennies away; but not a single squib or cracker was forthcoming, to the disappointment of the onlookers."
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Re: Finish the Quote - Take Two

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Starting with :
“When I had finished…”

Adding:
“I would have lived in peace but my enemies brought me war.”
From: Red Rising by Pierce Brown

Finishing with:
“When I had finished, I would have lived in peace, but my enemies brought me war.”
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Re: Finish the Quote - Take Two

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First quote:
"When I had finished ..."
-The Horses Know, Lynn Mann

Adding:
"I decided to stay in bed until noon.”
-Pulp, Charles Bukowski

We get:
"When I had finished, I decided to stay in bed until noon.”
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Re: Finish the Quote - Take Two

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Beans are sent. ^_^

Book Club continues to celebrate June's 'Finish the Quote' with this next offering:

"The Daleks have advanced machines that could"
from Whoniverse -- The Unofficial Planet-by-Planet Guide to the Universe of The Doctor, from Galllifrey to Skaro by Lance Parkin

Continuing with
"... have been seen in several other galaxies, implying the widespread nature of the physics, but they have been observed in our galaxy most cleanly."
from Earth Disaster Cycle - The Cycle Resets Soon by Ben Davidson

Ending up with

The Daleks have advanced machines that could have been seen in several other galaxies, implying the widespread nature of the physics, but they have been observed in our galaxy most cleanly.
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Re: Finish the Quote - Take Two

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Starting with:
"The Daleks have advanced machines that could ..."
- From "Whoniverse -- The Unofficial Planet-by-Planet Guide to the Universe of The Doctor, from Galllifrey to Skaro" by Lance Parkin

Adding:
"... destroy half a village in one of their tantrums."
- From "Breaking Dawn" by Stephenie Meyer

Ending up with:
"The Daleks have advanced machines that could destroy half a village in one of their tantrums."
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Re: Finish the Quote - Take Two

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First quote:
"The Daleks have advanced machines that could"
-"Whoniverse -- The Unofficial Planet-by-Planet Guide to the Universe of The Doctor, from Galllifrey to Skaro", Lance Parkin

Adding:
"...be aware that the earth traveled around the sun...”
-"A Study in Scarlet", Arthur Conan Doyle

We get:
"The Daleks have advanced machines that could be aware that the earth traveled around the sun.”
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Re: Finish the Quote - Take Two

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Starting with:
"The Daleks have advanced machines that could"

Adding:
"forget they were once little things, too.”
From: The Waking Forest by Alyssa Wees

Ending with:
"The Daleks have advanced machines that could forget they were once little things, too.”
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Re: Finish the Quote - Take Two

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Beans have been sent. :)

Our last offering for June again celebrates an author with whose works we are somewhat familiar ....

"The two men appeared out of nowhere ..."
from Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J. K. Rowling

Followed by:
" ... and joined the crowd thronging toward the enchanted barrier."
from Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J. K. Rowling

Ending up with
The two men appeared out of nowhere and joined the crowd thronging toward the enchanted barrier.
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Starting with:
"The two men appeared out of nowhere ..."

Adding:
“…and it was an extraordinary feat achieved against the odds.”
From: We Two by Gillian Gill

Ending with:
"The two men appeared out of nowhere and it was an extraordinary feat achieved against the odds.”
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Re: Finish the Quote - Take Two

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First quote:
"The two men appeared out of nowhere ..."
-Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, J. K. Rowling

Adding:
"…and for some reason that set his nerves on a sharp wire, cutting into the solid block of his sanity.”
-The Death Cure, James Dashner

We get:
"The two men appeared out of nowhere, and for some reason that set his nerves on a sharp wire, cutting into the solid block of his sanity.”
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Re: Finish the Quote - Take Two

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Starting with:
"The two men appeared out of nowhere ..."

Adding:
“... like wraiths emerging from the London fog...”
From: The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle

Ending with:
"The two men appeared out of nowhere like wraiths emerging from the London fog.”
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Re: Finish the Quote - Take Two

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Starting with:
"The two men appeared out of nowhere ..."
- From "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" by J. K. Rowling

Adding:
"... closed the casket and placed the Goblet carefully on top of it, where it would be clearly visible to everyone in the Hall."
- From "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire" by J. K. Rowling

Ending up with:
"The two men appeared out of nowhere, closed the casket and placed the Goblet carefully on top of it, where it would be clearly visible to everyone in the Hall."
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Re: Finish the Quote - Take Two

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New Quote: “But standing in that hallway, it was all coming back to me. Memories were waiting at the edges of things, beckoning to me.” — Neil Gaiman, The Ocean at the End of the Lane

Completed Quote:
The two men appeared out of nowhere, but standing in that hallway, it was all coming back to me. Memories were waiting at the edges of things, beckoning to me.
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Re: Finish the Quote - Take Two

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"The two men appeared out of nowhere ..."


"...between the mists of memory and the sea of shadow..."
A Dance with Dragons by George R. R. Martin


"The two men appeared out of nowhere between the mists of memory and the sea of shadow."
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